A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her.

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A waitress at the Warner Brothers commissary is anxious to break into pictures. She thinks her big break may have arrived when actors Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan agree to help her. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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Warner Bros.' all-happiness musical! See more »

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1 August 1949 (USA)  »

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El amor no puede esperar  »

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Joan Crawford does a cameo and directs a short speech to Jack Carson before slapping his face. It's the same one she gives to Ann Blyth in Mildred Pierce (1945) before slapping her face. Carson co-starred in that film with Crawford. See more »

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When shown at the he wheel of the taxi cab, the outside scenery is moving backwards. See more »

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Jack Carson: Believe me, Dennis, I'll see to it that she is as good in this as Jane Wyman was in Johnny Belinda.
Dennis Morgan: She didn't even *talk* in that one!
Jack Carson: Well, you can't have *everything*.
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Spoofs Words and Music (1948) See more »

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Vive la France
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Played during the telephone call between Trent and the Hollywood Reporter
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A confection of the first rank
6 May 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As part of another DORIS DAY collection, IT'S A GREAT FEELING is a "feel good" movie of its era. An improbable confection that's easy to take. Lot's of cameo's from the Warner contract players of the time, and it's fun to see them, some of them making fun of their images. Luckily Doris Day was born during this era of film musicals as she shines as no other comedian/actress/singer has ever done. If she were born 30 or so years later she wouldn't have had her phenomenal career. Wonder what kind of films she would be doing if her heyday were in the 70's-90's. GREAT FEELING is no great shakes plot wise, but lots of fun. Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan are a fine pair in the order of Hope and Crosby. Wish they would have teamed up more often.


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